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Surgical Technician Certified

Company: St Joseph Medical Center
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Overview
In 2020 united in a fierce commitment to deliver the highest quality care and exceptional patient experience Virginia Mason and CHI Franciscan Health came together as natural partners to build a new health system centered around the patient: Virginia Mason Franciscan Health. Our combined system builds upon the scale and expertise of our nearly 300 sites of care including 11 hospitals and nearly 5000 physicians and providers. Together we are empowered to make an even greater impact on the health and well-being of our communities. -As a part of our organization, we currently offer the following benefits:Competitive starting wages (DOE) and training to grow within the companyPaid Time Off (PTO)Health/Dental/Vision InsuranceFlexible health spending accounts (FSA)Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement ProgramsTuition Assistance for career growth and developmentCare@Work premium account for additional support with children, pets, dependent adults, and household needsEmployee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your familyVoluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identify Theft Adoption AssistanceWellness ProgramCommute Trip Reduction Program - Earn cash back for participation!
Responsibilities
$10,000 Sign on Bonus for qualifying new, external Surgical Techs with at least one year of experience.$7500 Sign on Bonus for qualifying new, external Surgical Techs with no experience.

  • Bonus amount prorated by FTE (min .6 FTE required)
  • Lump sum payment within 30 days of start date
  • 2 year commitment -Role:Provides, as an integral part of the medical practitioner team, surgical care to patients to facilitate safe and effective completion of invasive therapeutic and diagnostic procedures. Under the guidance of surgeons, nurses, or other designated personnel, the incumbent performs - intra-operative duties within the scope of licensure to ensure that the operating room or environment is safe, that equipment functions properly, and that the operative procedure is conducted under conditions that maximize patient safety. Incumbents are also accountable for utilizing and keeping current on the application of sterile and aseptic technique, surgical procedures, implementation tools and technologies, human anatomy as well as collaborating and communicating effectively with the inter-disciplinary team to facilitate a physician's performance of invasive and therapeutic procedures.
    Qualifications
    Job Requirements: Graduation from surgical technology program accredited through Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology ARC-ST. A minimum of six months in Cardiac Operating Room work experience that demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge skills/abilities is preferred. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -Graduation from an accredited school of nursing may be substituted for graduation from an accredited surgical technician program. If classified as Surgical Technician: - Maintain Registration with the State of Washington. - Registered nurses and/or practical nurses acting within the scope of their licensure do not need to maintain surgical technologist registration. - - If classified as Surgical Technician, Certified: Current certification through the Association of Surgical Technologists is required. - -Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS certification.

Keywords: St Joseph Medical Center, Tacoma , Surgical Technician Certified, Professions , Tacoma, Washington

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